Caldwell, N.J. (2/7/18) The Caldwell University women's basketball team avenged a loss earlier in the season as they defeated the visiting Lady Chargers of Dominican College, 70-44, this evening in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) North Division contest played in the Newman Center.
Freshman forward Taylor Tomlinson (Middletown, N.Y.) led Dominican as she recorded a career high 18 points off the bench for the Lady Chargers. Tomlinson went 9-13 from the floor and added five rebounds in 22 minutes played.
Guard Rebecca Rabeiro (Midland Park N.J.) added a team best six assists and six rebounds, to go along with eight points.
Kristen Drogsler paced three Cougars in double figures with 22 points.
A Tomlinson layup with 3:50 left in the first frame gave the Lady Chargers an 11-8 advantage and she later tied the score at 15-15 with another basket with a little over a minute left. An Andie Lennon bucket put Caldwell ahead 17-15 at the end of one quarter of play.
Caldwell (19-4, 12-2 CACC) used the second and third quarters, where the defense limited the DC offense to just seven points and four points, to outscore Dominican 31-11 and jump out to a 48-26 lead going into the final 10 minutes of action. The Cougars netted 22 points in the final period to the Lady Chargers 18 for the final 70-44 final.
Dominican (7-15, 6-7 CACC) will return home this coming Saturday when they host Wilmington University.